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Is Marvel’s Defenders TV Show on Netflix Worth the Hype?

Is Marvel’s Defenders TV Show on Netflix Worth the Hype?

Vishnu Sreenivasan, Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Stupendous! That's the first word that comes to my mind when I think about Marvel’s new TV show “Defenders” on Netflix. Defenders released on August 18, 2017 with a lot of build up. So is it worth the hype? I think so because it combined 4 superheroes that everyone loves. Jessica Jones, Luke Cag...

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/7/2017

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/7/2017

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter, Resident Pop Culture Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 7th grade student. (That’s me!) This week I’ll be taking a look at…STAR WARS! The franchise is in it’s 3rd generation, and so far it seems t...

Why Disney is Removing All Their Movies from Netflix

Why Disney is Removing All Their Movies from Netflix

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Disney is removing all their content from Netflix and other streaming services because they are starting their own streaming network. Not only is Disney streaming their own movies, but also live sports from ESPN. The system will be launched in 2019 with movies like Toy Story 4 and the Frozen sequel...

This Week in Pop Culture: 9/5/2017

This Week in Pop Culture: 9/5/2017

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter/Resident Pop Culture Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 7th grade student. (That’s me!) This week I’ll be taking a look at…PRINCE! The sadly deceased pop star and genius musician is currently bei...

EDITORIAL: DC vs. MARVEL

EDITORIAL: DC vs. MARVEL

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

It’s an age old question: which is better, Marvel or DC? From their humble beginnings as two comic book companies, they have evolved into the media juggernauts that we know and (I guess?) love. While I am more familiar with DC, I can say with honesty that Marvel’s line is classic and ultimat...

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Mattie Meyer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

 The Hobbit is a very famous book by J.R.R.Tolkien about how 13 dwarves named Dwalin, Balin, Kili, Fili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, and Thorin, A wizard named Gandalf the Grey, and of course a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins. This is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings series. In this...

Clash Royale

Clash Royale

Rohan Dange

May 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Clash Royale is a game that most of you have heard of. It was made by supercell as a “sequel” to their earlier, just as popular game Clash of Clans. It is highly popular at the moment. What is Clash Royale? Clash Royale is a strategy based game where you win battles against other people an...

Beauty and the Beast (spoilers…duh)

Beauty and the Beast (spoilers…duh)

Riddhi Jakkal

April 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

When I first booked tickets to the Beauty and the Beast Premiere on March 16th, the sheer curiosity of mine was exploding. Would the new movie keep the magic and pristine beauty of the original? Would it fall short of what was expected? Or would in some ways be better? The answer to all of those ques...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Makia Elliott

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

13 Reasons Why is the new NETFLIX series, that was released March 31st. Starring  Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Justin Prentice. Selena Gomez was supposed to be a part of the cast but she kindly declined, and instead was a director for the series, so people can focus on the main story inst...

The Trail of Lights

The Trail of Lights

Mattie Meyer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Uncategorized

 Every year in downtown Austin at Zilker Park, the Trail of Lights is celebrated.This year is the 50th Anniversary of this winter sightseeing celebration. Each year the trail seems to get longer and better. With more lights, scenes, attractions, everything!At the end of the trail is a Moon Tower fr...

Alexander Hamilton: The Hip Hop Founding Father

Alexander Hamilton: The Hip Hop Founding Father

Zack Catuogno

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Theatre

The name Alexander Hamilton is suddenly out in the open, the story of one of the most influential founding fathers is becoming known, and this is due to Hamilton:An American Musical, written by , produced by, and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda The catchy hip-hop narrative,  and modernized language bring Hamilton...

Carrie Fisher: A Soul That Will Never Be Forgotten

Carrie Fisher: A Soul That Will Never Be Forgotten

Riddhi Jakkal

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

2016 claimed many lives; some of them too early. One of those many was Carrie Fisher, known to the world more commonly as Princess Leia Organa. Her passing has made a huge impact on the Star Wars franchise and the people who loved the movies. “ I really liked her. She was that sassy princess...